Taiwan News: Cabinet Touts Bilingual by 2030 Plan, Rejects Public Holidays

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The News Lens
Date: 2018/12/05
By: International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT)

Credit: Reuters / TPG

Premier William Lai (賴清德) said yesterday the Cabinet has mapped out a blueprint for making Taiwan bilingual by 2030 in a bid to enhance the country’s international competitiveness.

According to Lai, the National Development Council (NDC) has be asked to compile a blueprint promoting the use of English and will submit the report during a Cabinet meeting tomorrow.

The government has said the policy is aimed at encouraging the study of English and boosting English proficiency to improve the country’s competitiveness.

Premier William Lai says the Cabinet has a roadmap for making Taiwan into a bilingual country.    [FULL  STORY]

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